Saturday, May 24, 2014

"Thy sins be forgiven thee" - Mary H. Cornwall Legh


Mary H. Cornwall Legh

There was a British woman who came to Japan when she was 50 years old in 1907 after the Japanese-Russo War and before WWI as a Christian missionary.  She was, however, at the time already a successful author in England.

Then in Japan, she came to contribute to welfare and well-being of lepers while those unhappy and unlucky patients were treated in an unscientific and unreasonable manner in the Japanese society.  Eventually, her services came to be officially recognized, and she was commended by the Imperial Government of Japan in 1928 and 1939.  She died 10 days after the Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941.
Mary H. Cornwall Legh?
She worked in Japan in the early 20th century to help lepers.
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Doethineb answered 8 years ago
She worked for the SPG (Society for the Propagation of the Gospel) She came from a wealthy and well connected family and funded herself. Mary Helena Cornwall Legh was born in Canterbury in 1857 and went to Japan about 1907 as a self-paid SPG missionary. Having obtained a piece of land in Kusatsu in 1915, she founded the Misson of St. Barnabas, Kusatsu, Japan, where she provided medical and spiritual help to lepers until 1936, when her health was failing. She died, totally unaware of the war, on 18 Dec 1941, unmarried. She wrote over a dozen books for children. She was honoured with the very distinguished Japanese 6th Order of the Sacred Treasure.
I like the fact that you ask this question on the Royalty page, as this wonderful woman will surely be wearing a crown of glory in Heaven!

One Japanese researcher on Christianity was interested in Mary Helena Cornwall Legh 20 years ago, since he came to know that some Japanese who had been suffering leprosy but helped by her decades ago still extremely respected her.

He visited England to look for her home town.  Then he finally found the original house of her family.  Her father was the sixth son of a baron.  A descendant of the baron still lived in a mansion in High Legh, south of Manchester.  The Japanese researcher visited the then family head, a baron, who said that he knew that  Mary Helena Cornwall Legh had worked in Kusatsu, Japan.

Finally, the Japanese researcher found that it was priest G.H. Wilkinson that exerted a critical influence on Mary Helena Cornwall Legh. 
George Howard Wilkinson was Bishop of Truro[1] and then of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane,[2] in the last quarter of the 19th century and the early part of the 20th. 
He was born on 1 May 1833 and educated at Durham School and Oriel College, Oxford[3] and then embarked on an ecclesiastical career with a curacy at Kensington after which he held incumbencies at Seaham Harbour, Auckland, Soho and Eaton Square, a parish in a wealthy part of London,[4] before elevation to the Episcopate.
The founder of the Community of the Epiphany (1883)[5] he died on 1 December 1907.[6]

So, Mary Helena Cornwall Legh came to Japan first when her mother and bishop George Howard Wilkinson died in 1907 in England.

And, in 2002, Kusatsu Town, the old base of her holy services in Japan, established Ms. Cornwall Legh Memorial Society to show eternal gratitude to her.
So, God sent a very special missionary to Japan from England before WWII to make Japanese lepers rise and walk or forgive others their sins.

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Luk 5:23 Whether is easier, to say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Rise up and walk?

Thursday, May 22, 2014

"the fruit of the Spirit is love" - New Interpretation of Schrödinger's Equation (2)

Haneda International, Tokyo

New Interpretation of  Schrödinger's Equation (2)

An electron or any other elemental particle moves in space, being guided by Schrödinger's equation which shows a probability wave.

And yesterday I discussed that the equation represents force from space rather than states.

It can be illustrated as below.

When an electron is put in a quantum space, it receives force to move it from the space as sown with arrows in the figure.

However, which unit of the force it receives depends on an probability each part has.

The probability of the red piece of force to move the electron from Position A can be 0.5 at the time when the electron is at A, while the black arrow force can have a probability of 0.5.  Then, we cannot tell which direction the blue electron moves.

However, in this way, the electron can move from A to B, as if it were selecting a piece of force at every stage of the probability wave ahead.  In this figure there are three stages from A to B.

The electron can reach Position B either through the path receiving a piece of the force colored green or through the path receiving the brown piece of  force.  We can calculate each probability, but we cannot tell exactly which path the electron has taken.

One big issue is why application of the force on the electron is subject to probability.  It can be explained as below.

The force on the quantum surface changes emergence of its pieces along with time.  For example, at Position A the force changes Black to Red and then Red to Black in a cyclic manner, allowing the electron to move to either of the two directions.

Force at A: B, R, B, R, B, R, B, R...

And the probability the particle receives the Black piece of force is 50% and that it receives the Red force is 50%, too, since there are only two pieces on the wave at A.

But, when the electron takes the right route, reaching the next stage, it can receive three pieces of force: Green, Yellow, and Brown.  In this case, each piece has a probability of 1/3.

Force after Red: G, Y, B, G, Y, B, G, Y, B...

Here at a probability of 0.333..., the electron can receive the Yellow piece of force, if the moment it arrives at this wave location, the power cycle presents Yellow.

That is why we cannot expect deterministic application of force on the quantum surface of the physical or real space.  Force itself changes along with time, and we cannot tell when the particle arrives at a stage of the wave to meet which piece of the force.

This pattern of the wave, probabilities, and the force is preserved till the electron receives other types of physical force such as attractive force and electromagnetic force.  Each time the electron receives such force the whole mode changes.  And a new probability wave is formed along with a new mode of distribution of force pieces.

This wave can of course interfere when it is split into two or more by, say, slits on a wall.  And no matter which slit it passes, it follows the pattern of distribution of pieces of the force working from the quantum surface.  As that pattern can show an interference, the position the electron is found on the screen, the final place where it is observed after flying the space through slits, follows this interference pattern.


A free electron, when moving toward two or more narrow slits, spreads out and becomes a wave. A single electron wave then goes through the slits simultaneously and -- landing on a screen on the other side -- makes (reduces into) a single dot on the screen. The second and other electrons that follow, however, do not always land on the same spot and after a while a pattern is discerned called interference (I prefer superposition). The electron superposition pattern emerges while each and every electron-as-wave moves individually through the slits, and it is then also appropriate to call it the electron self-superposition.

However, the electron has not become a sate of a wave, but the force in the space is distributed as a wave with a probability at each location on its each stage.

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Gal 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
Gal 5:23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
Gal 5:24 And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

"Thou shalt not kill" - New Interpretation of Schrödinger's Equation

Rice Fields, Japan

New Interpretation of  Schrödinger's Equation

In a microscopic world, things look different.  It looks like we are observing something very far.

In this world, every material body has almost no size.  But they constitute an atomic nucleus and an atom that has a diameter of about 10^-10 meters.  With so many atoms, a material object comes to have a visible size, such as a golf ball.  To move a golf ball, we have to give an impact to it with a golf club.  But in the macroscopic world, an elemental particle such as an electron has only a size of 10^-22 meters and a mass of 9.1 x 10^-31 kg.  To move an electron, we need a new kind of force in addition to attracting force and electromagnetic force.

This new force decides where an electron moves while it is subject to attracting force and electromagnetic force.  But it does not provide a deterministic course of movement of an electron.  It provides possible locations an electron can move and arrive at based on probabilities.  Or more specifically, an electron is allowed to move to and exist in any places in a space according to a probability each location has for existence of the electron.  And this probabilities follow a shape of a wave.

In the macroscopic world in the size of, say, about 10^-22 meters to 10^-10 meters, an electron receives attracting force and electromagnetic force to move to a certain direction.  But a specific course it takes and specific locations it passes are decided by this new force that moves the electron to any spot in a space according to a probability specified to each point in the space.

However, these probabilities change over the space as if they constitute a wave, the values of the probabilities change like a wave.  Accordingly it can be split into two waves and then interfere with each other.  The values of the probabilities in the space look like sometimes showing an interference of two waves.  That is why an electron which passes two slits can result in showing its position on the screen behind the slits like a wave form after many trials.

If the electron is only influenced by attracting force and electromagnetic force, the pattern on the screen must be more converged on one or two points.  It shows new force works on the electrons being pushed out toward the slits and the screen.

If an electron passes through either of the two slits, it has the same pattern of probabilities of its existence in the space that results from work of the new force.  You cannot tell which slit an electron passes, but it arrives at a location on the screen depending on a probability that is decided by new force.  And after many trials, it shows the pattern of a wave, since the probability changes in the shape of a wave.

But if an electron receives  attracting force or electromagnetic force that is applied at the slits to see which slit it is passing, the way in which new force works on the electron changes.  Accordingly, the pattern of probabilities change. It will take a shape of a new wave.  But as the electron has already passed a slit, the new wave will not interfere.  But if another pair of two slits is placed between the original pair of slits and the screen, the new wave of probabilities come to be split into two waves and interfere with each other.  Again, a wave pattern appears on the screen.

The key is the nature of this force.  It works between the very small particle, that is an electron in this case, and the space.  And the way the force works on the electron changes each time the electron receives other known types of physical force such as attracting force and electromagnetic force.  But the electron always has interaction with the space.  It always receives this new force, resulting in movement according to probabilities of existence generated by the new force.

And in one special case where a pair of two electrons is generated simultaneously so that they have the same mode of interaction with space, if one of the pair passes one of two slits to reach a screen, the pattern it forms there after many trials depends on how another paired electron flying to a direction not toward the screen is observed or it receives attracting force and electromagnetic force for observation.

If the second electron is not observed and then the first electron is observed on the screen, the first electron shows the interference pattern on the screen when observed, since the wave form of probabilities is preserved on the screen no matter how long it takes.    

But, if the second electron is observed and then the first electron is observed on the screen, the first electron does not show the interference pattern on the screen when observed, since the wave form of probabilities for the first electron is broken on the screen when the second electron is observed somewhere in the space and thus no interference of the probability waves is possible any more.

So, it is the new force working between an elemental particle such as the electron and space but not a so-called "quantum sate" that should be recognized.  And it has a mode that is preserved till the elemental particle receives other known types of physical force such as attracting force and electromagnetic force.  One mode has its own pattern of probabilities of existence each of which is assigned to each point in space.  The elemental particle receives this new force from space and moves to any point of the space according to the value of probability.  And the values of these probabilities are distributed in the space in a shape of a wave.

This new force can also work on any physical properties of an elemental particle such as spin.  The direction of a spin of an elemental particles can be upward or downward according to probabilities taking a shape of a wave.

I this case, the spin has surely either an upward spin or a downward spin according to a value of probabilities.  Conversely, when we observe it, we can see a result of work of the new force at a certain probability to make the spin upward or downward.   Immediately before our observation, the particle might have an upward spin as a result of a certain probability coming true, but when we observe it, it might be found downward as a result of another probability coming true.

We have to admit that what the wave derived from Schrödinger's equation is not a state or a combination of states but force between an elementary particle or a center of energy and space on which energy exists.   .

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Mat 5:21 Ye have heard that it was said of them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:
Mat 5:22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

"the Father raiseth up the dead" - Russians, Ukrainians, and Judaists

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Russians, Ukrainians, and Judaists

An important factor in the Ukraine issue today is apparently Judaists in Ukraine.
Before World War II, a little under one-third of Ukraine's urban population consisted of Jews[8] who were the largest national minority in Ukraine. Ukrainian Jews are comprised by a number of ethnic groups, including Ashkenazi Jews, Mountain Jews, Bukharan Jews, Karaite Jews, Krymchak Jews and Georgian Jews.
Judaists in the Russian Empire were suppressed by the Russian imperial court.

Due to divisions of Poland in 1772, 1793, and 1795, about one million Judaists came to become subject to the Imperial Russian Government.  As a consequence, the Russian Empire had the largest Judaist population in the world at the time.

However, with an increase of attacks on Judaists,  from 1881 to 1910, almost three million Judaists left Russia.  Those who arrived at the US accounted for 70%.

On the other hand, the Judaists who remained in Russia joined the communist revolution.  They wanted to defeat the Imperial Russia that had persecuted them so severely for so long.  Even the wife of Lenin was a Judaist.  So, there were many Russian Judaists in the leadership of the new government established by Russian communists.

But as time went by, Stalin took over power, and he started to drive out Judaists from the top echelon of the political circle of the Soviet Union.  Like Hitler, Stalin also became an enemy of Judaists, though the wife of the eldest son of Stalin was a Judaist.  However, it is said that what triggered this anti Judaist movement  in the era of Stalin was a conflict between radical Judaists and conservative Judaists who well assimilated into the Russian society and culture.  And Stalin and other Russian politicians took up this rivalry to eradicate their old rivals who were mostly Russian radical Judaists to consolidate their power base.

So, after WWII, the Soviet Union Government did not promote Judaists to leading positions of the country, treating them very badly.

Then, the USSR collapsed through the Cold War against the US, Western Europe, and Japan in 1991, again paving the way for Russian/Ukraine Judaists to get freedom, wealth, and power,

A Russian oligarch is a near-synonym of the term "business oligarch" or "business magnate," borrowed by the English speaking and western media from Russian parlance to describe the huge, fast-acquired wealth of some businessmen of theformer Soviet republics (mostly Russia and Ukraine) during privatization in Russia after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the 1990s. Businessmen with great wealth from these countries were commonly labeled (simply) "oligarchs" in Russian regardless of whether they had real political power, as the term "oligarch" would imply. Analysts have drawn comparison between the current Russian system of oligarchs, and the system of powerful Boyars that had emerged in late-MedievalMuscovy.[1]

There were seven powerful business oligarchs in the late 1990s in Russia, five of whom were Judaists.

There were some Judaists among Ukraine oligarchs, but they are still different from other Ukrainians.
In 1989, a Soviet census counted 487,000 Jews living in Ukraine.[74] Although discrimination by the state all but halted very soon after Ukrainian independence in 1991, Jews were still discriminated against in Ukraine during the 1990s. 
According to the European Jewish Congress, as of 2014, there are 360,000-400,000 Jews in Ukraine.[77] 
During the 1990s, some 266,300 Ukrainian Jews emigrated to Israel as part of a wave of mass emigration of Jews from the former Soviet Union to Israel in the 1990s. 
Antisemitic graffiti and violence against Jews are still a problem in Ukraine.[88]
Due to the growing 2014 Ukrainian unrest, Ukrainian Jews making aliyah from Ukraine reached 142% higher during the first four months of 2014 compared to the previous year.[91] 800 people arrived in Israel over January-April, and over 200 signed up for May 2014.[91] On the other hand chief rabbi and Chabad emissary of Dnipropetrovsk Shmuel Kaminezki claimed late April 2014 “Today, you can come to Dnipropetrovsk or Odessa and walk through the streets openly dressed as a Jew, with nothing to be afraid of”.[92]
Russians, Ukrainians, and Judaists in Ukraine are all under strong pressure from Russia.  And till the fate of Judaists in Ukraine is settled, this turmoil in Ukraine might not end.

Referring to the case of Nazi Germany, we might have to think that the sooner Judaists leave the country, the better they can live.

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Joh 5:21 For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.

Monday, May 19, 2014

"called great in the kingdom of heaven" - True Modern History Covering East Asia

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True Modern History Covering East Asia

True history should be honestly studied by Americans, Chinese, Koreans, and any other peoples who are interested in irresponsible and dangerous anti-Japanese behaviors of Chinese and Koreans.

From the Japanese point of view, it started with the Opium War fought by Qing Dynasty of China and the UK between 1839 and 1842.
1839 - The First Opium War
The First Opium War (1839–42), also known as the Opium War and as the Anglo-Chinese War, was fought between Great Britain and China over their conflicting viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice for foreign nationals. 
Prior to the conflict Chinese officials wished to end the spread of opium, and confiscated around 20,000 chests of opium (approximately 1.21 million kilograms or 2.66 million lb)[4] from British traders. The British government, although not officially denying China's right to control imports of the drug, objected to this seizure and used its military power to enforce violent redress. 
In 1842, the Treaty of Nanking—the first of what the Chinese later called the unequal treaties—granted an indemnity to Britain, the opening of five treaty ports, and the cession of Hong Kong Island, thereby ending the trade monopoly of the Canton System.

1853 - Japan and the US for Diplomacy
United States Commodore Matthew C. Perry threatens the Japanese capital Edo with gunships, demanding that they agree to open trade.

1854 - Japan Opened the Country
The Convention of Kanagawa formally ends Japan's policy of isolation.

1856 - The Second Opium War
The Second Opium War, the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China,[1] was a war pitting the British Empire and the Second French Empire against the Qing Dynasty of China, lasting from 1856 to 1860. It was fought over similar issues as the First Opium War. 
The British, French and—thanks to the schemes of Ignatiev—the Russians were all granted a permanent diplomatic presence in Beijing (something the Qing resisted to the very end as it suggested equality between China and the European powers). The Chinese had to pay 8 million taels to Britain and France. Britain acquired Kowloon (next to Hong Kong). The opium trade was legalised and Christians were granted full civil rights, including the right to own property, and the right to evangelise. 
The content of the Convention of Peking included:
China's signing of the Treaty of Tianjin
Opening Tianjin as a trade port
Cede No.1 District of Kowloon (south of present day Boundary Street) to Britain
Freedom of religion established in China
British ships were allowed to carry indentured Chinese to the Americas
Indemnity to Britain and France increasing to 8 million taels of silver apiece
Legalisation of the opium trade

1861 - American Civil War
The American Civil War, also known as the War Between the States, or simply the Civil War in the United States (see naming), was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865, after seven Southern slave states declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America (the "Confederacy" or the "South"). (It ultimately included a total of eleven states.) The states that remained in the Union were known as the "Union" or the "North". The war had its origin in the fractious issue of slavery, especially the extension of slavery into the western territories.[N 1] Foreign powers did not intervene. After four years of bloody combat that left over 600,000 soldiers dead and destroyed much of the South's infrastructure, the Confederacy collapsed, slavery was abolished, and the difficult Reconstruction process of restoring national unity and guaranteeing civil rights to the freed slaves began.

1868 - Start of Japan's Westernization
The Meiji Restoration, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform or Renewal, was a chain of events that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji. Although there were emperors of Japan before the Meiji Restoration, the restoration established the practical abilities and consolidated the political system under the Emperor of Japan. The goals of the restored government were expressed by the new emperor in the Charter Oath. The Restoration led to enormous changes in Japan's political and social structure, and spanned both the late Edo period (often called Late Tokugawa shogunate) and the beginning of the Meiji period. The period spanned from 1868 to 1912 and was responsible for the emergence of Japan as a modernized nation in the early twentieth century.

1869 - Suez Canal Opened
The Suez Canal (Qanāt al-Sūwais) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. Opened in November 1869 after 10 years of construction, it allows ships to travel between Europe and eastern Asia without navigating around Africa.

1869 - First Transcontinental Railroad in the US
Opened for through traffic on May 10, 1869, with the driving of the "Last Spike" with a silver hammer at Promontory Summit,[4] the road established a mechanized transcontinental transportation network that revolutionized the settlement and economy of the American West by bringing these western states and territories firmly and profitably into the "Union" and making goods and transportation much quicker, cheaper and much more flexible from coast to coast.

1887- French Clonization of Indochina
French Indochina (French: Indochine française) officially known as the Indochinese Federation (French: Fédération indochinoise) since 1947, was part of the French colonial empire in southeast Asia. A federation of the three Vietnamese regions, Tonkin (North), Annam (Central), and Cochinchina (South), as well as Cambodia, was formed in 1887. 
1894 - First Sino-Japanese War
The First Sino-Japanese War (1 August 1894 – 17 April 1895) was fought between Qing Dynasty China and Meiji Japan, primarily over control of Korea. After more than six months of continuous successes by the Japanese army and naval forces, as well as the loss of the Chinese port of Weihai, the Qing leadership sued for peace in February 1895.

1898 - Spanish–American War
The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. American attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine–American War. 
The U.S. had sent a force of some 11,000 ground troops to the Philippines. Armed conflict broke out between U.S. forces and the Filipinos when U.S. troops began to take the place of the Spanish in control of the country after the end of the war, resulting in the Philippine–American War. On August 14, 1899, the Schurman Commission recommended that the U.S. retain control of the Philippines, possibly granting independence in the future.

1898 - Boxer Rebellion in China
The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was a violent anti-foreign and anti-Christian movement which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1898 and 1900. It was initiated by the Militia United in Righteousness (Yihetuan), known in English as the "Boxers", and was motivated by proto-nationalist sentiments and opposition to foreign imperialism and Christianity. The Great Powers intervened and defeated Chinese forces. 
Beijing, Tianjin, and other cities in northern China were occupied for more than one year by the international expeditionary force under the command of German General Alfred Graf von Waldersee.  
French troops ravaged the countryside around Beijing to collect indemnities—and on one occasion arresting American missionary William Scott Ament who beat them to the punch in gathering wealth from some villages.[93] Nor were the soldiers of other nationalities any better behaved. "The Russian soldiers are ravishing the women and committing horrible atrocities" in the sector of Beijing they occupied.

1902 - Anglo-Japanese Alliance
The first Anglo-Japanese Alliance was signed in London at what is now the Lansdowne Club,[1] on January 30, 1902, by Lord Lansdowne (British foreign secretary) and Hayashi Tadasu (Japanese minister in London). A diplomatic milestone that saw an end to Britain's splendid isolation, the alliance was renewed and expanded in scope twice, in 1905 and 1911, before its demise in 1921. It was officially terminated in 1923.

1904 - Russo-Japanese War
The Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905) was "the first great war of the 20th century."[3] It grew out of rival imperial ambitions of the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over Manchuria and Korea. The major theatres of operations were Southern Manchuria, specifically the area around the Liaodong Peninsula and Mukden; and the seas around Korea, Japan, and the Yellow Sea.

1910 - Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty
The Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910, also known as the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, was made by representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Korean Empire on August 22, 1910. In this treaty, Japan formally annexed Korea following the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1905 by which Korea became the protectorate of Japan and Japan–Korea Treaty of 1907 by which Korea was deprived of the administration of internal affairs.
(Source: Wikipedia) 
It is not so simple as Chinese and Koreans claim.  When they blame Japan for any past incidents in and before WWII, they don't usually take into consideration Western influences on, invasions into, and colonization of Asia.  Accordingly, their judgment on the past history in blaming Japan is very biased and often wrong.  

Understanding the history of East Asia and related global incidents will lead to deep understanding of China and Korea in addition to Japan.

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Mat 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
Mat 5:19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Mat 5:20 For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.